Archive Picks – 27 February to 12 March 2018

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Snow Causes Disruption Around the UK   Icy temperatures have affected roads, rails and schools across the UK. This archive
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Archive Picks – 13 to 26 February 2018

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Shrove Tuesday   This year falls on 13 February. Look back at both Shrove Tuesday traditions and some classic pancake
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Archive Picks – 30 January to 12 February 2018

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Ingvar Kamprad   Ikea founder and pioneer of flat-pack furniture died at the age of 91 on Sunday. This clip
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Archive Picks – 16 to 29 January 2018

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       The Darkest Hour   Is now in cinemas, with Gary Oldman taking on the role of Churchill at the precipice
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Archive Picks – 3 to 15 January 2018

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       2018 Anniversaries   As we enter the New Year here is a reminder of the historic anniversaries coming up in
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Archive Picks – 19 December 2017 to 2 January 2018

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Elvis Drafted Into the US Army   20 December will mark 60 years since the legendary singer was drafted. Watch
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Archive Picks – 5 to 18 December 2017

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Babylon Berlin   A German period drama television series set in 1920s Berlin, it follows the story of Gereon Rath.
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Archive Picks – 21 November to 4 December 2017

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Royal Collection   From Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II this video illustrates the highlights of our British Monarchy collection.
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Archive Picks – 7 to 20 November 2017

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       1968 Anniversaries   1968 was a turbulent year in history, with violent protests and assassinations of key figures such as
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Happy Halloween!

For Halloween, we’re celebrating monsters, UFOs, unexplained events and all sorts of scary stuff.     G – G – Ghost!!!   These three terrific newsreels from the 1950s and 1960s take you on ghost hunts at various places around Britain – a house in Brighton, a pub in Amersham,
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